Gas prices dip again across Utah as forecasters predict more to come

St. George gas stations Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.
St. George gas stations Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.

Gas prices across Utah dropped to $4.80 per gallon for regular unleaded on Tuesday, still well above the national average but down more than 45 cents from the previous month and down 11 cents in just the past week.

The trend was similar in St. George, where prices averaged $4.90 per gallon, down 7 cents over the past week and down 34 cents in the past month, according to surveyed averages reported by the auto club AAA.

Gas prices across the U.S. have fallen for more than seven consecutive weeks, and the national average was $4.19 on Tuesday, according to the AAA report. That figure was down more than 65 cents from a month earlier but still registered well ahead of historic prices, up by more than $1 when compared to the same date in 2021.

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